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November 02, 2017

Lewis Hamilton, Mo Farah and Co: successful and Black?

Taking a knee or opting for braids are just a couple of things that may shock some sport fans. Shocking, perhaps, because of the reminder that the people you cheer on in the pub, court or pitch side...

Black actors demand respect for their skin and hair

It is an undeniable fact that Black British actors are grossly underemployed in the TV industry and are fleeing the UK for Hollywood to find work.As if the scarcity of roles for them in Britain wasn’t bad enough, when the fortunate few are ...

UK hate crimes at record levels after Brexit vote

Hate crimes in the United Kingdom have risen to record numbers in the three months following Britain’s referendum to exit the European Union, according to a new analysis. More than 14,000 hate crimes were recorded by police departments in England an ...

Vote Sadiq Khan for race equality in London

Labour’s Asian frontrunner in today’s election for the powerful post of Mayor of Britain’s capital city has at last talked about race issues on the campaign trail.More 40 per cent of London’s population comprises people of colour th ...

UK opposition leader accused of hyprocrisy on race

Britain’s parliamentary opposition leader has been accused of making cynical electoral calculations on the highly charged issue of race in the run up to next May’s general election.On the same day last week Labour’s Ed Miliband sought to ...

Leo Varadkar: 'Symbol of Ireland's multicultural future'

Ireland’s newly elected Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is a gay person of colour, the son of an Indian immigrant father. His politics might sadly not be that different to what’s gone before, but he is already being seen as an emblem  of a ne ...